28 March 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills' alliance firm Prolegis launches Singapore disputes practice with hire of top litigator Daniel Chia and team
Prolegis LLC has hired leading litigator Daniel Chia as director and head of litigation, adding Singapore litigation capability to its formal law alliance (FLA) with Herbert Smith Freehills. He will be joined by a team of three additional lawyers – Jonathan Tang and Yanguang Ker will join Prolegis...
23 March 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Amarenco on its €300 million capital raising to support its growth as a solar IPP and storage energy player
International leading law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Amarenco, a Franco-Irish company specialising in photovoltaic energy, on a new round of capital raising for an amount of €300 million.
23 March 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills conseille les prêteurs dans le cadre d'un financement de projet inédit portant sur le déploiement par Voltalis d'une capacité d'effacement de consommation électrique proche d'1 GWc
Le cabinet d'avocats international Herbert Smith Freehills a conseillé les prêteurs (La Banque Postale AM, Edmond de Rothschild AM et CIC Private Debt), dans le cadre du financement historique de 91 millions d'euros du déploiement de la solution innovante de Voltalis, dont l'actionnaire majoritaire...
21 March 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills becomes first law firm to be accredited as a Living Pension employer
Herbert Smith Freehills has today become the first law firm to be accredited as a Living Pension employer. In doing so the firm has committed to help employees build pension savings designed to provide an adequate income in retirement.
15 March 2023
Short-term pain with possible long-term gain – analysis of new pensions benefits
Reacting to news that the Chancellor has abolished the lifetime limit on tax-free pensions savings, Michael Aherne, pensions partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, argues that, whilst welcome, the news "creates significant uncertainty and complexity, with the potential that individuals, trustees and...
10 March 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills steers Capital & Counties towards successful completion of all share merger with Shaftesbury to create Shaftesbury Capital
Herbert Smith Freehills has supported Capital & Counties Properties PLC (Capco) in reaching successful completion of its all share merger with Shaftesbury PLC, bringing together some of London's most iconic destinations in the West End to create an estate valued at £5 billion. These world-...
09 March 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills Advises Waitsia Joint Venture In Connection With Clough Administration
A cross-office Herbert Smith Freehills team, led by the firm’s Perth office, has assisted Mitsui E&P Australia ( Mitsui ) and its 50 per cent joint venture partner, Beach Energy, in connection with the voluntary administration of Clough, the contractor responsible for the construction of the...
09 March 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Eurazeo on its investment in Etix, an operator of data centers in regional locations
International leading law firm Herbert Smith Freehills advised Eurazeo, a major player in asset management on private markets, on its investment in regional data center provider Etix Everywhere, through the Eurazeo Transition Infrastructure Fund.
08 March 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Pacific Partnerships on the project financing of Glenrowan Solar Farm, the first of six VRET2 projects to achieve financial close
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised CIMIC Group company Pacific Partnerships on the project financing of the 102 MWac/130MWdc Glenrowan Solar Farm in northern Victoria. Glenrowan Solar Farm is the first of the six successful projects chosen under the Second Victorian Renewable Energy Target Auction...